Calflora
Taxon  Report   10936    
Lagunaria patersonia  (Andrews) G. Don
Cow itch tree
Lagunaria patersonia
© 2018 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lagunaria patersonia
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Lagunaria patersonia
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Lagunaria patersonia, a monocot, is not native to California.

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Lagunaria patersonia
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Lagunaria
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hibiscus patersonius
PLANTS: Lagunaria patersonii
More information about  Lagunaria patersonia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).